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Vigneault Not Happy With Hit From Ryan Murphy On Derek Dorsett

via Katie Strang of ESPNNewYork,

Rangers coach Alain Vigneault made it clear after his team's 5-1 win over the Hurricanes on Saturday night that he did not like Ryan Murphy's second-period hit on Derek Dorsett.

The rookie defenseman appeared to undercut Dorsett, upending him in a play that infuriated Dorsett's teammates and resulted in a clipping penalty.

"I mean, in my opinion, that's real dangerous," Vigneault said. "Any time you're going for knees, you're looking at career-ending injuries here."

Dorsett appeared to be OK after the hit, but that didn't seem to placate Vigneault.

"That was borderline very, very dangerous."

The only video of the hit I could find can be viewed below and Murphy did receive two for clipping...

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